I was re-reading an old article
And here is an interesting tidbit of information.
We expect to take measures in the aftermath of the Savannah incident,"
said Eben Moglen, general counsel for the Free Software Foundation,
which maintains the GNU Project, a source of freely available software
for Unix and Linux systems. Among the measures, the project leaders will
force developers to digitally sign any code they submit, and they plan
to introduce additional features to freely available source-code
maintenance systems--the best known being the Concurrent Versions
System, or CVS--to check developers' digital signatures before accepting
Has Subversion taken steps to add some kind of digital signature to
commits? Is this necessary at all?
Sorry if this is out of topic (or was discussed to death, already. I'll
go to the archives then. )
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